Bitfinex says expects ‘socialized loss’ for $72 million bitcoin hack

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By Clare Baldwin HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong-based crypto-currency exchange Bitfinex, from which hackers stole about US$72 million worth of bitcoin this week, said on Friday that it expected to “socialize” the losses among bitcoin balances. In dollar terms, the theft of the 119,756 bitcoin


Bitfinex says expects ‘socialized loss’ for $72 million bitcoin hack